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  • Staying Connected amidst Social Distancing

    There are usually dozens of people packed into the main conference room at Air Force Reserve Command headquarters here for AFRC’s quarterly Community Action Board meetings. Dozens more from across the country participate via video teleconference.For the latest meeting in early April, it was teleconference or phone-in only as Lt Gen. Richard Scobee,
  • Staying Connected amidst Social Distancing

    There are usually dozens of people packed into the main conference room at Air Force Reserve Command headquarters here for AFRC’s quarterly Community Action Board meetings. Dozens more from across the country participate via video teleconference.For the latest meeting in early April, it was teleconference or phone-in only as Lt Gen. Richard Scobee,
  • Collaborative manufacturing: Sparking innovation against COVID-19

    Members of Team Robins are using innovation to care for people and battle the new pandemic, Coronavirus Disease 2019. The Robins SPARK Innovation Hub at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is focused on innovative collaboration, partnerships and 3-D printing to design, produce, and deliver products that could save lives.
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:
  • 307th Medical Squadron aids in New York City COVID-19 fight

    Within 48 hours of notification, the Air Force Reserve mobilized more than 120 medical personnel across the nation to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. to help with the fight against COVID-19 in New York City. The 307th Medical Squadron stepped into the fray, sending a registered nurse to aid in medical operations there.“I couldn’t be more
  • Not For Self But For Country

    On April 5, 2020, the 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) and the 943rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) sent several highly trained medical personnel in support of a COVID-19 response team from the Air Force Reserve. The 943rd AMDS is part of the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and the 920th RQW at Patrick AFB,
  • First of 944th medics mobilized for COVID-19 response

    In response to short-notice mobilization orders, several members of the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron deployed today to aid in the COVID-19 response in New York City and surrounding states.This deployment is part of a larger mobilization package, activated by President Donald Trump, of more than 120 doctors, nurses, and respiratory technicians
  • 419th medics mobilize to support NYC COVID-19 response effort

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — With just one day’s notice, several medics from the 419th Fighter Wing deployed today for the New York City area to help with the COVID-19 response there. The deployment is part of a larger mobilization package of more than 120 doctors, nurses, and respiratory technicians that Air Force Reserve units across the nation
  • 39th Rescue Squadron Makes History

    The 39th Rescue Squadron took possession of their first, brand new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft April 2.  920th Rescue Wing maintenance and aircrew brought the aircraft home to Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, while making history in their efforts. “This is an exciting time for the men and women of the 39th RQS, the 920th RQW, and the Air Force
  • 419th Fighter Wing hosts F-35 virtual field trip

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – With closures at schools across the nation due to COVID-19, the 419th Fighter Wing invited students to use their computers or cellphones to “visit” here for a virtual field trip today to see the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II.Col. Brian Silkey, the wing’s vice commander and longtime fighter pilot,
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